- January 19, 2019
- Posted by: Sage Shield Safety Consultants
- Category: Overseas Occupational Health And Safety News
Toilet Roll Safety
< img design ="float: right; display: inline; background-image: none;" title ="shallow water"src="https://i2.wp.com/safetyrisk.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/shallow-water_thumb.jpg?resize=397%2C311&ssl=1"alt=" shallow water "width="397"height=" 311 "align="right"border="0"data-recalc-dims="1 "> My oldest child has just finished and has her first teaching work. We talk a lot about teaching, discovering, curriculum, hidden curriculum, scaffolding, conversion, child development, psychology of learning, principles,
the politics of education and curriculum ideas.Last week we were sharing concepts about art and craft and I mentioned a good way of making puppets I had utilized in the 1970s then when I mentioned the use of toilet rolls I was disrupted. ‘ & lsquo; Father, you can & rsquo; t use toilet rolls, it & rsquo; s a safety issue & rsquo;! I was surprised, the toxin of hyper-safety
has no bounds.So I asked her to describe three things: the rationale of the risk, the damage that would result and the legislative requirement to act. ‘& lsquo; It & rsquo; s just the school & rsquo; s policy & rsquo;, which was it.
Ah, the politics of schooling.So, I went after up the problem and found that in the UK some nut jobs had actually recommended that toilet rolls could spread illness ( https://rethinkingchildhood.com/no-fear/). Obviously the word association between the word ‘& lsquo; toilet & rsquo; and & lsquo; disease & rsquo; is risky for
kids!Strange, the research study (Dr Karl Kruszelnicki Great Misconception Conceptions) programs that toilets are undoubtedly far more safe than lots of other places since we clean them regularly. This is the logic of homeostasis, however not many understand about that. It is why risk aversion is a contaminant for human advancement. Threat Makes Sense ( https://www.news.com.au/finance/business/other-industries/these-ridiculous-rules-are-ruining-childhood/news-story/e718174da8540a4cba239e81730b282c) but it doesn’& rsquo; t make a difference. As soon as something is secured policy it becomes almost impossible to eliminate. Sense goes out the window when something is made a compliance issue, regardless if it is non-sense. When safety is politicized, a particular class of people are empowered. That is what this is all about. As soon as politicized, dumb down safety ends up being a disobedience problem and vital thinking is analyzed as disobedience and non-compliance.
Obviously when the grandkids come around home we have fun with all these hazardous things and we have a ball. Their knowing accelerates and strength boosts as they play creatively outside, climb trees, make cubby houses out of sticks, tape and nail together old bits of things, use hammers, cut things and enter into the chook shed amongst the poo and dirt and gather the eggs. What an irresponsible grandparent I need to be. If you desire to discover out more about hyper-safety read Amalberti (damaging helicopter parenting is( http://dergipark.gov.tr/download/article-file/286817). Nevertheless, no amount of research study or reasonable argument can move this worry we have actually been fed by the fans of hyper-safety. Hyper-safety is a mental health condition, somewhat like Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. The very best method to inform kids and help them grow up is to help them participate in the real world of randomness, bumps and uncertainty. The ideology of zero is a scourge on society.